[rescue] The best 'rescue' workstation
ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Mon Apr 25 13:18:58 CDT 2005
Quoting Atom <rescue at port11.net>:
> If you find a phaser 850 and it has a working printhead those are
> gold to some people. Just FYI.
> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
The printhead is not that likely to fail completely unless the printer
is heavily abused. It is a very expensive part... I think they were
selling them for like $3400 at one point. Don't remove the printhead
from an 840, however, unless you have the instructions and tools to
perform a head-drum-gap adjustment. Don't undo the screws either.
Only the two in the contraption are required for removal. You're
supposed to have a special holder, but you don't need it. The most
likely to fail part on these is the Cap/Wipe/Purge unit... either the
gasket for making a seal with the head during cleaning or the belts
getting out of alignment are common. You also need to make sure the
vacuum system has no leaks.
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